Ursula Biondi holds her infant son (both dressed in prison clothes) in this undated photo. Biondi was among thousands of Swiss teenagers and young adults who were sent to prison or labor camps without trial. After decades of silence, they are now speaking out.
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One of the goals of the ATLAS detector at the Large Hadron Collider is to search for the Higgs boson, a particle that scientists say gives everything in the universe mass. For scale, note the workers toward the bottom of the image.
This young mountain yellow-legged frog, seen in San Bernardino County, Calif., is less than 1 1/2 inches long. Adults measure about 2 to 3 inches long. Scientists are trying to revive the frog population that has been decimated by drought, fire and diseases.
CUTTING BRANCHES FOR A TEMPORARY SHELTERPENGUIN CAFE ORCHESTRA
Bundled up against the cold, military police trainees exercise early in the morning at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. In a radical shift, the Army is overhauling the way it trains, cares for and feeds new soldiers.